Perry Township, Montgomery County, Ohio

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Perry Township, Montgomery County, Ohio
Township
The George Bixler Farm, a historic site in the township
The George Bixler Farm, a historic site in the township
Location within Montgomery County
Location within Montgomery County
Coordinates: 39°47′16″N 84°24′59″W / 39.78778°N 84.41639°W / 39.78778; -84.41639Coordinates: 39°47′16″N 84°24′59″W / 39.78778°N 84.41639°W / 39.78778; -84.41639
Country United States
State Ohio
County Montgomery
Area
 • Total 36.5 sq mi (94.6 km2)
 • Land 36.5 sq mi (94.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 991 ft (302 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,999
 • Density 160/sq mi (63/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-61966[2]
GNIS feature ID 1086678[1]

Perry Township is one of the nine townships of Montgomery County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 5,999.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the western part of the county, it borders the following townships:

Several populated places are located in Perry Township:

Name and history[edit]

It is one of twenty-six Perry Townships statewide.[4]

Government[edit]

The township is governed by a three-member board of trustees, who are elected in November of odd-numbered years to a four-year term beginning on the following January 1. Two are elected in the year after the presidential election and one is elected in the year before it. There is also an elected township fiscal officer,[5] who serves a four-year term beginning on April 1 of the year after the election, which is held in November of the year before the presidential election. Vacancies in the fiscal officership or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Perry township, Montgomery County, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 29, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Detailed map of Ohio" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved 2007-02-16. 
  5. ^ §503.24, §505.01, and §507.01 of the Ohio Revised Code. Accessed 4/30/2009.

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